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The Handbook of Understanding and Measuring Intelligence provides an overview of recent studies on intelligence to help readers develop a sound understanding of results and perspectives in intelligence research. In this volume, editors Oliver Wilhelm and Randall W. Engle bring together a group of respected experts from two fields of intelligence research, cognition and methods, to summarize, review, and evaluate research in their areas of expertise. The chapters in this book present state-of-the-art examinations of a particular domain of intelligence research and highlight important methodological considerations, theoretical claims, and pervasive problems in the field.  

Assessing Problem Solving in Context
Assessing problem solving in context
Patrick C.KyllonenSoonmookLee

Last year, one of us received a call from a graduate school colleague who was working for an international strategic consulting firm (hereafter, ISCF). He asked if ETS might be able to help them redesign their selection system for business analysts. Business analysts are not MBAs but recent college graduates from a variety of majors who work on small teams and help solve problems for business clients. it is essentially a problem-solving job, ISCF staff told us. They said the job did not require knowledge of standard solutions but instead, flexibility, creativity, and the ability to think things through and devise novel solutions. They also told us that previously they had been screening applicants with ...

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